Sport Med ‘Clínica de Medicina del Deporte’, Guadalajara, Mexico

FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence

Sport Med is a leading institution dedicated to providing services related to the different aspects of football medicine and sport science in one location.

It was founded in order to serve football players in western Mexico and from the beginning has been involved in training, prevention, care and development of football medical programmes for amateur and professional players.

Our main focus is on football players and we serve players of all ages and both genders at all levels as well as referees.

For this, we have a multidisciplinary group of professionals working together in the application of innovative techniques and state-of-the-art equipment along with research in clinical areas that make us to offer high-quality medical services to our patients.

The Institute of Sports Science, which is our academic wing, conducts training programmes, workshops, courses, diploma courses and national and international congresses.

We also have agreements with universities, national and international associations and institutions to carry out initiatives such as sports nutrition courses and ISAK evaluation, focusing on football players.

Currently, we have an agreement with the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico City which is the second research centre in the country to develop a synthetic cartilage substitute. Our medical areas are:

Sports Medicine Department

Traumatology and Orthopaedic Department  

Cardiology Department

Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit:

• Upper extremity and hand and wrist unit

• Lower extremity unit

• Column and spinal cord unit

Nutrition Department  

Psychology Department 

Ambulatory Surgery Unit

Founded 1998
Accredited 2011
To serve football players in training, prevention, care and development of football medicine programmes from amateur to professional players
Here we have 40 staff members, including medical doctors, physiotherapists, psychologists, nutritionists, sports-medical doctors, gastroenterology, trauma and orthopaedics, as well as personal trainers 
On site, we also have a 500-square-metre physical therapy area plus a swimming pool (therapeutic tank) and a surgical area with two surgical operation rooms and ten bedrooms.

Dr. Francisco Arroyo
Director/Head of FMCE* *
Av. Patria 1401 Zapopan, Jalisco, 45110, Mexico
Tel.: +52 33 3656 6999
Mobile: +52 33 3201 1399

Xitlali Ramirez
Medical coordinator
First contact person at the FMCE
Av. Patria 1401 Zapopan, Jalisco, 45110, Mexico
Tel.: +52 33 3656 6999
Mobile: +52 33 3178 3171

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